7 Days Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking Safaris
7 days gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking safaris is an excellent tour package designed to reward you a memorable gorilla trekking experience and a massive cultural encounter in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park, game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park, and a canoe ride on Lake Bunyonyi.
Highlights of the 7 days Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking safari
- Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
- Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and a cultural encounter
- Day 3: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi for a Canoe Ride
- Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
- Day 5: Morning Game Drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
- Day 6: chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland nature walk
- Day 7 : Departure
Detailed itinerary for 7 days Gorilla Trekking and chimpanzee tracking safaris
Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
After a morning breakfast at your Hotel in Kampala. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, traveling south western part of Uganda using Kampala-Masaka Highway with a visit at the Equator for photographs, lunch and historical stories. After lunch at the Equator, Embark to the journey to the park. Upon arrival at the park, check in to your reserved Lodge for dinner and overnight.
- Luxury-chameleon Hill safari lodge
- Mid-Range-Ichumbi Lodge
- Budget-Buhoma community Rest Camp
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and the Batwa experience
After a morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters for Gorilla trekking rules and regulations, after a great briefing enter the thick Bwindi impenetrable forest for the search of the mountain Gorilla groups.
Once you locate your group, you are allowed one hour with them to witness how they play, feed, live and taking of photographs. Back to the lodge for late lunch, after having lunch, you will visit the Batwa Community for cultural tours and norms.
Day 3: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi for a Canoe Ride
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. Upon arrival check in to Bunyonyi Eco resort hotel. Have lunch and head for a canoe along the lake to view the fascinating islands as you hear the sounds of numerous birds.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
After a morning breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Ishasha sector with chances to view the tree climbing Lions on the big fig trees and many other savanna grassland dwellers, upon arrival at the park check in to your lodge for lunch and head for an evening boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel with chances to spot out crocodiles, Rhinos, elephants and a number of numerous bird species. Back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
- Luxury-Mweya Safari Lodge
- Mid-lodge-Enganzi Lodge
- Budget-Simba safari camp
Day 5: Morning Game Drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After a hefty morning breakfast at your lodge, head for a game drive in the Kasenyi plains to spot out the wildlife you might have missed in the previous boat Cruise, after a great adventure in the wild, have lunch and check out of the lodge and transfer to Kibale forest national park. Upon arrival at the park check in for dinner and overnight.
- Luxury-Primates Lodge
- Mid-Range-Chimpanzee Guesthouse
- Budget-Kibale Forest camp
Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi wetland Nature walk
After a morning breakfast, report to the park Headquarters (Kanyanchu Tourist Centre) for briefing about the rules and regulations for tracking chimpanzees.
After briefing enter into the thick forest of Kibale to search for the delightful apes, however the track gives you chances to spot other wild creatures and a number of numerous bird species.
After spotting the chimps you will be allowed one hour with them as you take photography and watch as they feed, play and swinging from one branch to another, back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will head for a Bigodi wetland nature walk where you will view a number of numerous bird species including and other primate species. Retire to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Departure
After a morning breakfast, depart for Kampala with a stop at Agip hotel for lunch. Continue to Kampala with a Drop off at your Hotel or to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.
Inclusions for 7 days Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking safari
- English speaking safari Guide
- Boat cruise
- Game drives
- Guided nature walk
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- Chimpanzee permits
- Mountain Gorilla permits
- Batwa community walk
- Bottled drinking water
- Park entrance fee
Exclusions for 7 days Gorilla Trekking and Chimpanzee Tracking safari
- Personal insurance
- Visa fees
- Personal expenses
- Hotel fees in Kampala
- Laundry services